Explore interior-design masterpieces around the globe from the 1940s to today with this unique geographically arranged survey – discover iconic rooms in 9 continental regions in this ground-breaking survey spanning more than 50 countries
This unparalleled global survey features more than 400 of the most inspirational residential rooms from the past eight decades. With the work of icons of interior design past and present, such as Kelly Behun, Stéphane Boudin, Jacques Grange, Peter Marino, Brigette Romanek, Studio KO, Faye Toogood, Axel Vervoordt, and Kelly Wearstler, the more than 400 interiors featured in this innovative book also include a selection of fascinating and virtually unknown interiors from Australia, Africa, Asia, and beyond. From classic to contemporary, minimal to maximal, the homes included, together with the author’s insightful commentary, illuminate the design tropes unique to their location’s context, while others confound preconceived ideas of vernacular design to spectacular effect.
"A useful resource for design students and enthusiasts as well as anyone looking for inspiration" – Booklist
About the Author
Dominic Bradbury is a writer and freelance journalist specializing in architecture and design. He has written more than 20 books, including Mid-Century Modern Complete, The Iconic House and The Iconic Interior, as well as the Atlas of Mid-Century Modern Houses and The Fife Arms (both published by Phaidon). He contributes to magazines and newspapers in the UK, US, Australia, and globally, including Financial Times, The Times, Observer, House & Garden, World of Interiors, and Vogue Living.